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Archive 2006

Name Bill Issue Status Our Position
Home Rule-Poultry Regulation S.1205 Agriculture Has passed the Senate and has passed the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee monitor
  action needed on S.1205: Find out more.
Campaign Finance Reform S 714 Election Reform In Senate Judiciary Committee oppose
  action needed on S 714: Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee immediately. Find out more.
Third Party Leasing of Solar Electricity S.1189 (formerly S.536) Energy 5/13/14: S.1189 is before the House Labor, House and Industry Subcommittee, having made it through the Senate unanimously support
  action needed on S.1189 (formerly S.536): Contact your state Senator in support of this bill. Find out more.
Conservation Bank Reauthorization Bill H3083 Land Preservation Passed House - in Senate Finance support
  action needed on H3083: Contact members of the Senate Find out more.
Conservation Bank Funding Conservation Bank Land Preservation Has passed House Now in Senate Finance Committee support
  action needed on Conservation Bank: Contact members of the Senate Finance Committee by April 1. Find out more.
DHEC Reform S.384 Other Amended and passed by Medical Affairs Committee- Currently on Senate Calendar with amendments support
  action needed on S.384: Contact members of the Senate Find out more.
Moratorium on Solid Waste Landfills S. 324 Solid Waste Assigned to Senate Medical Affairs Committee support
  action needed on S. 324: The Committee may meet on this bill by mid February. Contacts should be made by that first hearing on this issue. Find out more.
Recycling Bill - ABC Permits S 461 Solid Waste Has passed the Senate- In House Agriculture Committee support
  action needed on S 461: This bill has passed the Senate and is in House Agriculture Committee Contact members of the House and ask for passage this session. Find out more.
Electronic Waste Recycling H 4093 Solid Waste Has passed the House and is on Senate calendar for floor debate the week of April 20th. . support
  action needed on H 4093: Contact members of the Senate. Will come to the floor for a vote on or after April 2oth. Find out more.
Water Withdrawal Permitting S.452 Water Quality Has passed the Senate and will be on the next agenda of the full House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee support
  action needed on S.452: Find out more.
Surface Water Withdrawal and Reporting Act S.428 Water Quality Sent to Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee support, with concerns
  action needed on S.428: Full Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Hearing set for Wednesday Feb. 13, 2008 at 11:00 in room 406 of the Gresette Building. Find out more.
Isolated Wetlands Protection S.1206 Water Quality Introduced 3/01/06-On Senate Calendar support
  action needed on S.1206: Contact members of the Senate. Find out more.
Three Strikes- Sewer Spills S 1170 Water Quality Referred to Senate Medical Affairs Committee support
  action needed on S 1170: Contact members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee Find out more.
Three Strikes- Sewer Spills H3617 Water Quality Passed Both House and Senate --Now Law support
  action needed on H3617: Thank Sponsors and members of the Legislature. Find out more.
Phosphate Ban in Detergents H3470 Water Quality Passed by both House and Senate--Now law support
  action needed on H3470: Passed - Thanks Sponsors and legislature Find out more.
Pollution Control Act Amendments H.4654 Water Quality Passed and signed by governor oppose
  action needed on H.4654: none Find out more.
DHEC Permit Administrative Appeals H.3285 Water Quality 01/10/06 Scheduled for Senate Vote oppose
  action needed on H.3285: Call your Senator. Oppose the transfer of appeal to the ALJ, and the removal of the automatic stay provision. Find out more.
Energy Efficiency Financing for Homeowners S 1096 Energy Referred to the House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee support
  action needed on S 1096: Find out more.
Clean Energy Tax Incentives H.3644, S.525 Energy 5/13/14: H.3644 made it out of the House and is before the Senate Finance Committe. S.525 made out of the Senate Finance Committee, after broadening the tax credit to "clean" energy, but is contested in the Senate. support, with concerns
  action needed on H.3644, S.525: None Find out more.
Removes Conservation Bank Death Clause S.903 Land Preservation Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee support
  action needed on S.903: Find out more.
Automatic State Certification of Corps of Engineers Nation wide Permits H.3828 Other Debate adjourned--Introduced 3/31/05-Referred to Agriculture and Narural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on H.3828: Contact members of the House Agriculture and Natural Resouces Committee Find out more.
Phosphate Ban - Household Cleaning Products H 4503 Water Quality Has passed the House and is in Senate Medical Affairs Committee support
  action needed on H 4503: Contact members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee Find out more.
Emergency Notification of Sewage Spills H 3603 Water Quality Has passed House and is awaiting consideration in Senate Medical Affairs Committee support
  action needed on H 3603: Contact members of the Medical Affairs Committee. Find out more.
Encourage Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Reprocessing Along With Clean and Renewable Energy Sources S.232 Energy Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on S.232: Contact members of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Find out more.
Hybrid State Fleet Bill S 368 Energy Has Passed Senate and assigned to House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee - Passed Subcommittee on March 5 2008 support
  action needed on S 368: Will be considered by the House and Natural Resources Committee during the week of March 25, 2008 Find out more.
Green Buildings H.4317 Energy 4/21/06 Has passed the House. Is in Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee support
  action needed on H.4317: This bill is in Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Contact members of the Committee.Thank Rep. Joan Brady for sponsoring this progressive legislation. Find out more.
Solar Tax Credit H.3834/S.329 Energy 5/13/14: This bill passed the House and is currently awaiting subcommittee assignment in the Senate Finance Committee. It's companion bill made it out of Senate Finance. support
  action needed on H.3834/S.329: Please contact your Senator and let him/her know that you support this bill and want to see more solar tax credits made available in South Carolina. To contact your Senator, please locate the "Find Your Legislators" applicable at the bottom, left of the main page of the State House website. Find out more.
State Building Green Power Bill H 4705 Energy H.4705 remains in the House Ways and Means Committee support
  action needed on H 4705: Contact members of the House Ways and Means Committee and request a hearing on the Bill Find out more.
Solar Tax Credits H 3346 Energy Passed the House- Currently in Senate Finance support
  action needed on H 3346: Contact members of the Senate. Find out more.
Regulatory Takings H.4503 Sprawl Has passed the House. Is in Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. oppose
  action needed on H.4503: This bill was never debated or seriously considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee. They wrote a much better bill (S.1030) on eminent Domain that does not include Regulatory Takings. Find out more.
Pollution Amnesty Act H.3925 Water Quality 5/13/14: This bill made it out of the House after a couple positive amendments, though it is still not a bill we can support. It is before Subcommittee of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee oppose
  action needed on H.3925: Contact members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee and tell them you oppose H.3925 because you do not believe corporations should have amnesty for polluting. It is also unconstitutional. Find out more.
Offshore Drilling S.44 Energy Referred to the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on S.44: Find out more.
Appalachian Mountains Preservation Act H 3955 Land Preservation Assigned to House Labor Commerce and Industry Committee support
  action needed on H 3955: Please request that this bill be assigned to a subcommittee for a hearing. Find out more.
DHEC Board Review H.3827 Other 5/13/14: This bill made it out of the House and is currently before the full Senate Committee on Medicial Affairs. oppose
  action needed on H.3827: Contact members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee and tell them you oppose H.3827 because the DHEC Board is a vital part of the permit review process and the process in weighing environmental damage. If your personal Senator is not on the Medical Affairs Committee, we recommend you contact him or her as well. To find your personal Senator, use the "Find Your Legislator" application on the main page of the State House website, found here. Find out more.
Electronic Waste Recycling H.4510 Solid Waste Introduced 1/25/06-Referred to Agriculture and Narural Resources Committee support
  action needed on H.4510: Contact members of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Find out more.
Surface Water - Fairness of Permitting H.4817 Water Quality 5/13/14: This joint resolution was introduced in the House this year and has yet to receive subcommittee assignment. support
  action needed on H.4817: Contact members of the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee and tell them to support this bill and to call for a subcommittee hearing on this bill in 2014! If your Representative is not on this Committee, please contact your Representative and ask them to support the bill and to call for a subcommittee hearing on it. To find your Representative, please use the "Find Your Legislators" application in the bottom, left corner of the main page, found here. Find out more.
Surface Water Registration Moratorium H.4794 Water Quality 5/13/14: This joint resolution was introduced in the House this year and has yet to receive subcommittee assignment. support
  action needed on H.4794: Contact members of the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee and tell them to support this bill and to call for a subcommittee hearing on this bill in 2014! If your Representative is not on this Committee, please contact your Representative and ask them to support the bill and to call for a subcommittee hearing on it. To find your Representative, please use the "Find Your Legislators" application in the bottom, left corner of the main page, found here. Find out more.
Waste Flow Control H.3290 Solid Waste 4/7/14: This bill passed out of the House and the Senate Medical Affairs committee in 2013. It is currently stalled on the Senate floor oppose
  action needed on H.3290: None now. We believe the bill is stalled for the year. Find out more.
Net Metering - Senate S 684 Energy Senate Judiciary Committee support
  action needed on S 684: Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Find out more.
Defines offshore drilling and directs the distribution of lease revenues H.3194 Energy Referred to the House Labor, Commerce and Energy Committee uncertain
  action needed on H.3194: Find out more.
Stop the Bridge Bill H.4137 Transportation 05/18/05 Referred to House Ways and Means Committee support
  action needed on H.4137: Contact members of House Ways and Means Committee to support bill. Find out more.
Tax Credits for Renewable Energy Investment S.10 Energy Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee support
  action needed on S.10: Find out more.
Tax Credits For Energy Saving Investments 4384 Energy 01/10/06 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means support
  action needed on 4384: Contact members of the House Ways & Means Committee Find out more.
Conservation Bank Conservation Bank funding Land Preservation 4/7/14: full formula funding included in this year's House budget; the Senate has still yet to consider funding for the year. support
  action needed on Conservation Bank funding: None Find out more.
Out of State Waste Proviso Out of State Waste Prevention Solid Waste 6/19/13: This budget proviso was included in the Senate version of the budget but was kept out of the final budget by House Conferees support
  action needed on Out of State Waste Prevention: Contact members of the House and Senate and let them know that you oppose more out-of-state waste and human sludge waste in South Carolina! Find out more.
Landfill Certificate of Need H.4545 Solid Waste Introduced 1/31/06-Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee support
  action needed on H.4545: Scheduled for debate in a meeting of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Environmental affairs Subcommittee. Find out more.
LEED Standards Bill H.3592 Energy 4/7/14: This bill has been ratified and passed into law. support
  action needed on H.3592: None. Find out more.
Freshwater Turtle Export Control 3121 Wildlife Has passed the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and is headed to the House floor on February 21 support
  action needed on 3121: Headed to the House floor on Feb. 21. Find out more.
Operation Empowered S1076 Energy In Senate Judiciary Committee support
  action needed on S1076: Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. 02/11/08 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Rankin (ch), Ford, Scott, Campbell Find out more.
Operation Empowered S.8 Energy Assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee oppose
  action needed on S.8: This bill was assigned to a subcommittee on 2/3/09. Contacts need to be made to members of the subcommittee ASAP. Find out more.
Encourage Development and Use of Nuclear Energy S.220 Energy Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on S.220: Contact members of the Senate Agriculture Committee Find out more.
Rediking of Marsh Impoundments S.152 Other Referred to Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on S.152: Find out more.
Electronic Waste Recycling H.3847 Solid Waste 4/7/14: This bill has been passed into law without any flow control amendments support
  action needed on H.3847: None Find out more.
Green Public Buildings-Sen. Ritchie Version S.376 Energy Similar House bill passed. H 3034- now state law support
  action needed on S.376: None -passed Find out more.
Net Metering H.3395 Energy Has passed the House- Assigned to Senate Judiciary on March 5th support
  action needed on H.3395: Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Find out more.
Financing of Energy Efficiency Improvements for Homeowners H 1096 Energy Has passed and is now law. support
  action needed on H 1096: Find out more.
Tax Credit on Hybrid Vehicles 4312 Energy Has passed the House and is in Senate Finance Committee support
  action needed on 4312: Contact members of Senate. Find out more.
Green Buildings 3034 Energy Passed / vetoed by Governor/ veto over-ridden now state law support
  action needed on 3034: Find out more.
Bonding authority for Heritage Trust-Senate Version S.1061 Land Preservation Passed both houses and signed by the Governor support
  action needed on S.1061: THANK HOUSE MEMBERS AND SENATORS Find out more.
Nuclear Waste H.3545 Nuclear Waste Tabled by the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on vote of 16-0 oppose
  action needed on H.3545: Tabled Find out more.
Hiking Fees on DNR Lands 3020 Other In Wildlife Subcommittee oppose
  action needed on 3020: None at this time. Carried over by committee. Find out more.
Water Resources Planning Act H.3132 Water Quality Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee no position
  action needed on H.3132: Find out more.
Transferring Wildlife Officers to the Department of Public Safety(Highway Patrol) H.3004 Wildlife Sssigned to Wildlife Subcommittee of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee oppose
  action needed on H.3004: Call members of the Wildlife Subcommittee and voice your concern ASAP. This bill will come before the subcommittee for debate in mid February. Find out more.
Locally Grown, Healthy Foods in Schools S.191 Agriculture 6/07/13 Passed out the House and the Senate and signed into law by the Governor! support
  action needed on S.191: None. Find out more.
Bus Biofuels Pilot Program H.3432 Energy 01/24/13 Referred to House Committee on Education and Public Works for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on H.3432: Contact your Representative and Members of the House Education and Public Works Committee in support of this bill Find out more.
Bonding Authority for Heritage Trust H.4430 Land Preservation Introduced on 1/12/06 support
  action needed on H.4430: Contact members of the House Agriculture Committee. This committee is chaired by Rep. William D. Witherspoon, (R. Horry).This bill ahs been assigned to the Agriculture Sub-committee, Chaired by Rep. Marion Frye, (R-Saluda).The subcommittee meeting will be held on Wednesday 2/8/06, at 8:30 AM in room 410 Blatt Bldg. Contact Mr. Frye. Find out more.
Litter Database S.199 Solid Waste 1/15/13 Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on S.199: Contact Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of this bill. Find out more.
Beverage Container Recycling Act H.3225 Solid Waste 01/15/13 Referred to the House Judiciary Committee for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on H.3225: Contact your State Representative in support of this bill. Also contact Members of the House Judiciary Committee in support of this bill. Find out more.
Billboard Protection Bill 3381 Sprawl Was vetoed by the Governor on Tuesday 2/21/06. Vetoe was overridden by both House and Senate.The Bill is now law. oppose
  action needed on 3381: H.3381 has been vetoed by Governor Sanford. The veto was overriden by both the House and Senate on Wednesday Feb. 22. Please see the Senate override vote below. Please thank the Governor, Senator Phil Leventis and those that voted to sustain the Governor's veto. Find out more.
Transportation Overhaul S.209 Transportation 1/15 Referred to the Senate Finance Committee for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on S.209: Contact members of the Senate Finance Committee in support of this bill. Find out more.
Transportation Planning S.184 Transportation 1/15 Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on S.184: Contact members of the Senate Transportation Committee in support of this bill. Find out more.
Strengthening Animal Cruelty Punishments S.193 Wildlife 01/15/13 Referred to the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee for subcommittee assignment support
  action needed on S.193: Contact Members of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee in support of this bill. Find out more.
   
   

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